Mental Health Clinical Internship


Now accepting MFT, Clinical Social Work, and Counseling Psychology Interns for Fall 2024! Interviews are being conducted now with training dates in August.

Our Counseling & Therapy Program hosts Mental Health Clinical Interns in providing mental health assessment, treatment, and preventative services to clients while collaborating and consulting with agency/school personnel. Provide both direct, billable services and non-direct services such as consultation, training and early intervention/prevention services to school staff.

Note: At this time, we do not have internship openings at our Center for Grief & Loss location. All interns will provide support at our Stillwater, MN clinic and local school-based partners.


Our clinical intern responsibilities include:

  • Clinical treatment for clients through individual, couples, family, and group therapy.
  • Proper documentation including, but not limited to, diagnostic assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and other required paperwork for clinical charting and data collection.
  • Non-Direct services for school personnel and/or parents through consultation, training opportunities and early intervention/prevention services.

Requirements for our clinical internships:

  • Working towards Master’s Degree in Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, or related field

Preferences for our clinical interns:

  • Experience with, or further training in, working with all ages who have mental health concerns
  • Experience with, or advanced training in, trauma work with children/teens

Benefits we offer to our clinical interns:

  • School-based and/or outpatient clinic settings
  • Supervision towards internship hours for clinicians completing licensure in: LPCC, LMFT or LICSW
  • Mileage for certain tasks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Join team of 20+ experienced therapists to collaborate and learn
  • Opportunity to observe clinicians in individual, couples, group, and family sessions in outpatient clinic and school-based settings
  • Participate in team and staff trainings and events

We prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion and actively encourage applications from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, and individuals from various backgrounds. Authenticity and commitment to care matter more than rigid qualifications. The focus is on creating an inclusive and diverse workplace where everyone can be their authentic selves and contribute to meaningful care for others.

Direct internship questions to:

Kari Kelcher, Clinical Intern Coordinator
1875 Northwestern Ave South
Stillwater, MN 55082

Office: (651) 439-4840
Direct: (651) 789-4020



To apply for an internship:

Please email or mail cover letter including internship program requirements, start date, and needed hours per a week along with resume to Kari Kelcher, Clinical Intern Coordinator, using contact information above.